Accountant Jobs at Lorache Group, April, 2018

Lorache Group is a Marketing Management, Human Capital Development and Business Process & Strategist Consultancy Outfit, registered with Company & Allied Commission (CAC) of Nigeria to perform such businesses.

Lorache works cut across multiple industries, including the consumer goods, finance, capital market, pharmaceutical, telecommunication, entertainment and leisure sectors etc. Basically, we develop integrated sales and marketing strategies focused around the point of purchase. We also devise transformational strategies through organization design, process definition, and commercial ability development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant
Location:
 Katsina

Responsibilities

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Assist with tax audits and tax returns
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP

Requirements

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant from ICAN or equivalent
  • 4 – 7 Years Experience as an ACCOUNTANT
  • Candidate must have sound knowledge on TAX management
  • Applicant must be able to build and manage relationship
  • Candidate must have knowledge of audit
  • Applicant must be resident of northern region precisely katsina
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statement
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, including Accounting Softwares, Powerpoint is Mandatory
  • Exposure in ERP(Specifically in Dynamics) will have added advantage

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: jobs@loachegroup.com using the position applied for as subject of the mail.

Application Deadline 18th April, 2018

Current Job Openings at Helen Keller International, April 2018

Helen Keller International (HKI), established in 1915, works to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. We combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition. Headquartered in New York City, HKI currently conducts programs in 22 countries in Africa and Asia as well as in the United States.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Finance Officer
Location:
 Abuja
Reports To: Finance Coordinator

Overall Responsibilities

  • The Finance Officer is responsible for assisting the Finance Coordinator and Finance and Operations Manager with safeguarding the assets (financial and physical) of HKI and ultimately the donor against fraud, loss or misuse.

Specific Responsibilities
In collaboration with the Finance Coordinator, carryout the following responsibilities:

  • Review bank vouchers and prepare expense pre accounting requests
  • Prepare and verify salaries cost allocations and other cost allocations
  • Uploading approval from the Procurement/other Finance Team
  • Cheques raised and signed by approved signatories.
  • Bank voucher preparation
  • Cash tracking of incoming and outgoing transactions.
  • Petty cash custody & reconciliation
  • Accrual statements management
  • Prepaid statements management
  • QB data entry (Payment & Retirement)
  • Review of retirements
  • Supplier withholding tax statements
  • Supplier withholding tax payments
  • Office Tax compliance
  • Donor Budget preparation & monitoring
  • Donor report preparation & reconciliation
  • Preparation and submission of Wired Transfer Request
  • Preparation and submission of Month end reporting package
  • Preparation and submission of Year end reporting package
  • Preparation and submission of IFRS Financial statements
  • Preparation & submission of Year end HQ audit
  • External audit preparation & follow up
  • HKI Budget preparation
  • HKI shared cost budget monitoring
  • Payment of expenses, including per diem and transport to participants during activities in the fie.
  • Prepare and control advances.
  • Assure balances of unused portions of advances are deposited into the HKI account.
  • Reconcile advances, including review of receipts, coding of expenses on the general voucher and entering into QuickBooks.
  • Maintain accounting files.
  • Follow up on outstanding advances and assure timely reconciliation.
  • Control consumption of project (petrol, electricity, water, telephone,)
  • Participate in the improvement of the accounting system and the system of internal control.
  • Create all financial reports as requested by supervisor.
  • Preparation of forms for payments of taxes and social security.
  • Ensure that payments are processed accurately, timely, and safely (to minimize HKI’s risk exposure).
  • Ensure that treasury practices in country minimize HKI’s cash exposure.
  • Ensure that entries are entered into financial system accurately and timely.
  • Ensure that month and year-end accounting activities are done accurately and in compliance with HKI policies and procedures.
  • Other tasks as requested by supervisor
  • Check and verify the accuracy of bank reconciliations
  • Carry out payroll review against staff files
  • Carry out payment/activities request review
  • Reviews and approves payment
  • Ensures the effectiveness of approvals.
  • Properly code all transactions.
  • Control and enter all expenses from the petty cash,
  • Blank cheque custodycheque preparation

 

 

Job Title: Finance and Admin Officer
Location:
 Katsina

Overall Responsibilities

  • The Finance and Admin Officer’s (FAO) job is to ensure smooth and accurate flow of financial and operational information and also work on designing and implementing financial reports.
  • The FAO ensures effective implementation of project activities in the field location within the context of financial, contractual and operating systems.
  • He/ she also manages the budget for the state field office/project, develops and implements HKI financial policies and procedures, ensure compliance and works collaboratively with other Finance and projects technical staff to facilitate projects.

Specific Responsibilities

  • The Finance and Admin Officer will oversee the operations and finances of the state office.
  • Review activity requests and prepare bank vouchers for payments
  • Track cash flow and compile retirement receipts and review
  • Enter payments and retirements into financial accounting software on daily basis using Quick-Book
  • Reconcile all bank account monthly against bank statement and submit to FM for review
  • Manages petty cash reconciliation
  • Preparation of office running budget
  • Check matching expenses for compliance with donor regulations.
  • Monitor donor budget and prepare all necessary donor reports and submit to Finance Manager for review and approval.
  • Assist with month end reporting package
  • Ensure implementation of regulations and procedures for local purchase, procurement and logistics management in collaboration with Logistics Officer(s).
  • Maintain rigorous operations in the field office, communicating regularly with the Abuja office to assure smooth operations.
  • Assist technical staff to develop and manage monthly and quarterly activity budgets.
  • Implement financial and internal control policies and procedures
  • Process supplier invoices
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into HKI Quick books
  • Maintain financial files and records
  • Maintain the assets register
  • Submit staff time sheets for payroll processing

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree in Business Management or accounting. Postgraduate degree in related field and possession of professional qualification such as ACA or ACCA preferred.
  • Strong numeric skills and attention to detail and quality
  • Minimum 4 years’ management experience
  • Experience with USAID/DFID funded project
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs, especially Excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to use accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks)
  • Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial “common sense”
  • Ability to create and monitor budgets
  • Understand the principles of adequate documentation and of audit and performance necessary to ensure audit compliance.
  • Advanced written and verbal proficiency in English including business terminology.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment while maintaining an individual workload
  • Logical and flexible approach to solving problems, especially when working under pressure
  • Monitoring/assessing performance to make improvements or take corrective action
  • A creative and proactive approach to all areas of work with a ‘can do’ attitude, in line with the HKI’s values
  • Strong team working orientation with a flexible and adaptable approach to work demands across the whole organization.
  • Monitoring/assessing performance to make improvements or take corrective action
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Tertiary qualifications in a related field and experience working in a non-profit organization will be an advantage;
  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally
  • Ability to plan, balance and cope with competing priorities
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good standard of IT including experience of using MS Office
  • Ability to manage teams, initiate and organize work
  • Ability to establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines.

 

 


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application along with a suitability statement to: nigeria.recruitment@hki.org Indicate the title of the position and location as the subject of the email.

 

Application Deadline 20th April, 2018.

 

Current Recruitment at Lorache Group, March 2018

Lorache Group is a Marketing Management, Human Capital Development and Business Process & Strategist Consultancy Outfit, registered with Company & Allied Commission (CAC) of Nigeria to perform such businesses.

Lorache works cut across multiple industries, including the consumer goods, finance, capital market, pharmaceutical, telecommunication, entertainment and leisure sectors etc. Basically, we develop integrated sales and marketing strategies focused around the point of purchase. We also devise transformational strategies through organization design, process definition, and commercial ability development.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Corporate Sales Officer
Location
: Lagos

Job Summary

  • A Candidate who will be able to Motivate and guide sales teams to improve performance and achieve set goals
  • An applicant who can collaborate with the marketing, advertising, and production heads to develop and implement plans effective for enhancing sales and overall company performance
  • An Applicant who will ensure marketing objectives and activities are in line with sales targets
  • A Candidate that will Conduct surveys and research to gather information regarding market trends, potential leads, and sales opportunities
  • An Applicant who can compile, analyze, and interpret sales data to provide reports to management on performance
  • An Applicant who will ensure provision of proper after sales support and services to clients
  • A Candidate who can prepare and present to management periodic budgets/sales forecast
  • An Applicant who can organize meetings to discuss sales activities and take decisions on strategies necessary for improvement.
  • Develop and implement programs effective for enhancing sales performance
  • Contact customers via emails and phone calls to offer them products and services
  • Overseeing the hiring and training of their firm’s sales staff to ensure an effective team that delivers increased sales performance.
  • In performing their duties, corporate sales managers reach out to customers through emails and phone calls to offer them products and services.
  • Delivering of sales pitches and presentations to clients where they highlight the benefits their products offer to customers and encourage them to make a purchase.
  • To be effective on his/her role, the corporate sales manager discusses with customers to find out what exactly their needs are and assist them in selecting appropriate product/service that suits the desired specifications.

Key Requirements

  • HND/Graduate/Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field, such as commerce, economics, or marketing.

 

 

Job Title: Revenue Assurance & Internal Audit Executive
Location
: Lagos

Job Summary
Revenue Assurance:

  • To support and deliver in the execution of the cost and revenue assurance for all products and services relating to all the revenue streams
  • Production and analysis of end to end reconciliation from source, though to billing and ensuring that all events are received and processed in a timely, complete and accurate manner.
  • To develop, improve and support automation and efficiency of all required business process and revenue assurance models for all products and services related to all revenue streams
  • To work with all product owners to ensure controls are in place to support the lead to cash process for all revenue streams.
  • Analyze and report clearance of exceptions from all provisioning and billing systems
  • To provide comprehensive revenue risk analysis to drive internal improvements through prioritization of tasks or resolution activity to mitigate risks.
  • Support in fraud management control frame work for reducing fraud activities Prepare and submit monthly report on the activities carried out Perform any other duties assigned.

Internal Audit:

  • Assist in analyzing existing process and strengthen the same
  • Obtain, analyze and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc.
  • Assist in reviewing the reliability and integrity of financial information and the means used to identify, measure, classify and report such information.
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process Follow up on action points for effective closure and documenting the same.
  • Conducting surprise checks and report on the various activities
  • Identify control / procedural variances and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings.
  • Prepare and submit monthly report on the activities carried out Perform any other duties assigned.

Key Requirements

  • Minimum 3 to 4 years of similar role within financial environment, technology, telecom or financial sector
  • Chartered Accountant ACA or ACCA
  • Attention to detail and financial impact
  • Willingness to keep hands on clay
  • Very strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills Good and positive attitude.
  • Well versed with MS office especially with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access. Knowledge of SQL shall be an added advantage
  • Dedicated and self-motivated able to communicate to all levels and influence change, results driven
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills

 

 

Job Title: Engineer- Inshop Technical Support
Location
: Lagos

Major Deliverable

  • First line contact, providing technical assistance to all walk-in customer at Shops
  • Assist in after sales device setup, installation, and configuration processes for new subscribers
  • Create a positive customer experience
  • Assist / guide customers to handle different hardware and software application as required Perform diagnostics, troubleshooting, repairs and upgrade on all Spectranet access devices Liaise with device & terminals unit, for all hardware errors & related replacement cases
  • Document help desk tickets/resolutions, and maintain defective device inventory list for shop
  • Recognize areas & forward plans for internal improvement to the Territory Sales Manager
  • Function/Domain Customer Service / Technical Support Group
  • Reporting to Direct – Supervisor Technical Support Group; Functional, HOD

Essential Attributes

  • Proficient in WiFi, WiMAx, LTE, TCP/IP, WLAN, Ethernet, LAN, WAN, Device/Network level Troubleshooting, Computers (OS & Application Level), Analytical, Internet and Tech savvy, Customer Focused, Team Player,
  • Experience, been on the front desk handling customers and team.
  • HND / Graduate / Post Graduate in Electrical/Electronics/Computer/Communication/Info Tech
  • Desired Experience 1 to 3 years in similar profile.

 

 

Job Title: IP Core Engineer
Location
: Lagos

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Engineer, implement and monitor security measures for the protection of Company’s network with Cisco ASA-5585 Firewall with IPS.
  • Verifying the running network security policies and work to improve it for better security.
  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols.
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and correcting network security related problems remotely and on-site.
  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks.
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement or incident.
  • Performing analysis of network security needs and contributes to design, integration, and installation of hardware and software.
  • Maintaining and administering perimeter security systems of Cisco (ASA-5585, IPS) & Huawei (SIG), Infoblox (DNS).

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Graduate in Computer Science / Information Technology / Networking / Telecom.
  • Certification required: CCNP-security or relative.
  • Detailed technical knowledge of database and operating system security, L2/L3 routing and switching protocols.
  • Possessing 3 -7 years of work experience.
  • Proven work experience as a network security engineer or information security engineer.
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools.
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including firewalls, intrusion prevention & detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of network attacks like, Botnet, Malware, SPAM, DNS tunneling, DDOS, Policy leakage, Port security, network poisoning.
  • Experience from ICT, Telecommunications, Internet service provider is an advantage
  • Available to work in 24/7 shift time, on-call support.

 

 

Job Title: Human Resource Assistant
Location:
 Lagos

Major Deliverables

  • A Competent individual who can design, directs and manage
  • company,wide process of organization development that addresses issues such as: succession planning, superior workforce development, key employee retention, organization policies, culture, company information and change management
  • Utilizes the HRIS system to eliminate administrative tasks, empower employees, and meet the other needs of the organization.
  • Recruiting and Staffing
  • Employment and compliance with regulatory concerns regarding employees
  • Policy development, employee relations and documentation
  • Compensation and benefits administration
  • Employee safety, needs assessment, training, welfare, wellness, and health
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and resolves problems.

Requirements

  • HND or BSc in Industrial Relation, Human Resources or in any other course related.
  • A Candidate who will assist in Guiding and Managing the overall provision of Human Resources Services, policies and programs for a company
  • An Applicant who possess good character and have zeal to work effectively
  • Applicant MUST be a female between 22-27 years of age
  • A Candidate with CIPM certificate will be of added advantage
  • An Applicant who will be concerned with strengthening the employer-employee relationship through measuring job satisfaction, employee engagement and resolving workforce conflict.
  • A Candidate who can understand the Labor Union Functions within an organization.

 

 

Job Title: Social Media Marketer
Location:
 Lagos

Job Description

  • Perhaps, a marketing executive that’s willing to learn will be appropriate, or an experienced assistant manager who’s flexible and motivated to contribute his/her quota will also suit our requirements.

Requirements

  • Social media marketing; competitor analysis, idea generation and creative thinking
  • Implementing the market data analysis in the DML template and update the target audience
  • Digital marketing – Mobile marketing, competitors’ website monitoring and analytics
  • Update databases and using the existing data capturing process embedded in the customer relationship management
  • Help with marketing plans, press advertising, direct marketing and campaigns
  • Arrange the effective distribution of marketing materials
  • Work closely with in-house or external creative agencies to design marketing materials such as brochures and adverts
  • Implement full marketing mix for the company’s marketing communications
  • Monitoring ongoing campaign spend against the budget, keeping accurate records and highlighting where variances occur.
  • Producing an accurate summary of total spend at the end of a marketing campaign.
  • Undertaking detailed ongoing analysis of marketing campaigns to ensure targets are met.
  • Assisting in the production of ongoing competitor analysis and reporting, with particular reference to pricing, presentation and promotion.

Qualification

  • HND/B.Sc in Marketing, Mass Communication or any other related field.

 

 

Job Title: Brand Retail Manager
Location:
 Lagos

Major Deliverables

  • Completes store operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on individual work responsibilities and results.
  • Maintains store staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees for all models of Branded Retail Stores.
  • Maintains store staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results for all models of Branded Retail Stores.
  • Achieves financial objectives as per annual Business Plan; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions for all models of Branded Retail Stores.
  • Ensures availability of merchandise and services by maintaining Inventories.
  • Contributes to pricing policies and sales strategy formulation by reviewing business results & studying trends; determining additional needed sales promotion;.
  • Markets merchandise by studying advertising, sales promotion, and In-Store display plans; analyzing operating and financial statements for profitability ratios and plans.
  • Secures merchandise by implementing security systems and adequate measures.
  • Protects employees and customers by providing a safe and clean store environment as per uniform store policy across all models of Branded Retail Stores.
  • Maintains the stability and reputation of the store by complying with legal requirements.
  • Determines marketing strategy changes by reviewing operating statements and store wise sales records.
  • Maintains operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel training and capability development procedures.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Qualification

  • HND/B.Sc Graduate.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Marketing Manager – Data Product (ISP)
Location:
 Lagos

Requirements

  • Engineer (Electronics & Communications) with MBA from tier II colleges preferred. Others with relevant experience in companies of repute can also be considered
  • Experience: 10-15 years
  • Candidate who have worked in a TELCO /ISP/ Broad band service provider. Candidates with experience in a TELCO and Broad Band service provider would be preferred.
  • Applicant must be a self –starter and must have the ability to work on his/her own
  • Candidates with experience in customer Acquisition side and customer retention side ( CLM) would be preferred
  • Psychographics- A go-getter, a survivor, and with a can-do attitude.

Core Skill set:

  • Data Product designing, Pricing and Customer Life Cycle Management for retail customers. Experience in designing products for Enterprise customers would be an added plus.
  • Applicant must have exposure to 4G LTE and 4G LTE VOLTE domains – both Data based and Voice based products
  • Candidate must have handled campaign management tools and have the ability to conceptualize, configure and operate segmented offers for identified segments of customers
  • Higher skill levels in:
    • Analyzing and understanding customer usage/behavior related data
    • Bringing out relevant/actionable insights
    • Conceptualizing products based upon insights to maximize revenue generation
  • Applicant must have the ability to devise effective Go-To – Market programs for the new acquisition products

 

 

Job Title: Auditor
Location:
 Katsina

Job Description

  • Kindly assist to get or refer a suitable candidates with the below requirement as this position has been pending for a while.

Educational Qualification and Required Experience

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant from ICAN or equivalent Qualification
  • 2-3 Years Experience in Audit for Investigation and/or Risk based evaluation ;
  • Preferably in case of FMCG industry, but Other Industries, except Finance can be evaluated;
  • Proficiency in Excel,Word, Powerpoint is mandetory ;
  • Exposure in ERP [Specifically in Dynamics] will have added advantage;
  • Interact with clients to help audit team efficiency;
  • Assume responsibility for various segments of audits under supervision;
  • Professionalism, dependability, integrity and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative attitude
  • Reasonable experience in Finance/accounting.

Summary of Required Skills:

  • Microsoft office suites
  • Tally ERP 9
  • Quick Books
  • Sage Accounting(ERP)
  • Peachtree Accounting
  • Caseware Audit.

 

 

Job Title: Account Executive
Location: 
Lagos

Position Summary

  • The Accounts Executive’s primary role is to assist the CFO in the administration of financial accounts.
  • Good management decisions rely heavily on accurate and timely presentation of financial information.
  • As such the overall financial health of the organisation is supported from this area through the delivery of effective accounts department services.
  • The role is to be performed with high standards of service to external and internal stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities & Deliverables

  • Supervise all financial reports and day to day data capturing activities.
  • Well versed in Reconciliations:
    • Bank
    • Stock
    • Debtors & Creditors
    • Collections
    • Statutory liabilities
    • Inter-branch & Inter-company Expense & Income analysis:
    • Prepare expenses and Income schedules
    • Analyse trend and variances

Assist in month-end and year-end activities:

  • Analysing General ledgers
  • Preparing financial statement and schedules thereof
  • Internal and external audits
  • Working knowledge up to Balance sheet
  • Compliance Activities
  • Other tasks where required

Requirements
Essential Attributes:

  • Analytical skills
  • Eye for details
  • Well versed in Excel

Desired Attributes:

  • Candidate must have Sound accounting fundamentals
  • Criteria: (Qualification and Desired Experience): B.Sc graduate in accounting or related field with 5 to 10 years of experience
  • Age Limit: Less than 35 years.

 

 

How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their updated CV’s to: jobs@loachegroup.com using the position applied for as subject of the mail.

 

Application Deadline  24th March, 2018.

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma recruitment, January 2018

The Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, FUDMA was established by the Federal Government in 2011 and is located in Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State. The institution is ICT-driven, envisioned to be a top ranking, world-class university, committed to excellence in research, teaching and learning as well as the production of generations of leaders with passion for service and nationalism.

In compliance with the directives of the Governing Council and in line with relevant regulations, applications are hereby solicited from interested and qualified candidates to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Vice-Chancellor
Location: Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
The Position

  • The Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Executive and the academic head of the University.
  • He/she is the ex-officio Chairman of Senate and Congregation and a member of the Governing Council.
  • He/she is to promote high standard of academic excellence in research, teaching and learning; regulate students’ admission, welfare and discipline; and be responsible to Council for the day-to-day management of the human, financial and material resources of the University.

The Candidate
The candidate for the position of Vice-Chancellor, FUDMA must possess good university education from recognised university; must be a person of high integrity and a distinguished scholar with outstanding academic and administrative track-record; as well as a consummate manager of human and material resources. In addition, the candidate:

  • Must have not less than fifteen (15) years experience in recognised University(ies), with at least 7 years experience as Professor with the ability to provide academic and administrative leadership;
  • Should have a good understanding of the vision and mission of FUDMA;
  • Be able to attract research grants and complimentary funds from local and international agencies, and uplift the academic status of the University.
  • Possess personal integrity in the management of funds and be able to deploy financial resources as appropriate in the context of the University’s strategic plan.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal and team building skills and possess the ability to build bridges between and among staff, students and members of the University and host communities as well as stakeholders.
  • Have demonstrable abilities to establish and maintain partnerships with local, international, government and non-governmental agencies and organizations;
  • Be an individual who, judging from his/her track-record, is likely to command the respect as well as the loyalty of members of staff and University community;
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to attract, motivate and retain highly skilled and talented staff (teaching and non-teaching);
  • Be able to exhibit entrepreneurial drive and ability to attract extra-statutory funds and mobilize other resources for the development of the University.
  • Have excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Should be in position to ensure the enforcement of the University’s laws and regulations.
  • Be information and technology proficient and be committed to the development of ICT in the University.
  • Be of excellent physical and mental health.
  • Not be more than 65 years of age by 19th April, 2018.

Tenure

  • The prospective Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for a single, non-renewable term of five (5) years.

 

 

Job Title: Reader
Location:
 Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
Academic Dept./Fields: Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics and Extension, Animal Science, Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, Forestry Resource Management, Crop Production and Protection, Agribusiness, Food Science and Technology, Business Management, English Language, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Accounting, Political Science, Geography & Regional Planning, Economics and Development Studies, Sociology, History and Strategic Studies, Basic and Industrial Chemistry, Physics with Electronics, Biology, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology and Parasitology, Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Science Education and Educational Foundation, Library and Information Science, Hausa Language, Arabic Language, Islamic Religious Studies, Agronomy.
Qualifications

  • Candidates should be holders of PhD degree from a recognised university with at least 11 years experience in teaching, research and academic administration in a University or similar institutions.
  • Candidates must be specialists in core areas of a relevant field of study with evidence of scholarly publications in reputable local and international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Candidates should be able to develop new programs, conduct/guide research and demonstrate competence in academic and administrative leadership as well as academic supervision.

 

 

Job Title: Senior Lecturer
Location:
 Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
Academic Dept./Fields: Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics and Extension, Animal Science, Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, Forestry Resource Management, Crop Production and Protection, Agribusiness, Food Science and Technology, Business Management, English Language, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Accounting, Political Science, Geography & Regional Planning, Economics and Development Studies, Sociology, History and Strategic Studies, Basic and Industrial Chemistry, Physics with Electronics, Biology, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology and Parasitology, Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Science Education and Educational Foundation, Library and Information Science, Hausa Language, Arabic Language, Islamic Religious Studies, Agronomy.
Qualifications

  • Candidates should be holders of PhD degree from a recognised university with at least 8 years experience in teaching, research and academic administration in a University or similar institutions.
  • Candidates must be specialists in core areas of a relevant field of study with evidence of scholarly publications in reputable local and international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Candidates should be able to develop new programs, conduct/guide research and demonstrate competence in academic and administrative leadership as well as academic supervision.

 

 

Job Title: Professor
Location:
 Dutsin-Ma, Katsina
Academic Dept./Fields: Horticulture, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Economics and Extension, Animal Science, Fisheries and Aquaculture Technology, Forestry Resource Management, Crop Production and Protection, Agribusiness, Food Science and Technology, Business Management, English Language, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Accounting, Political Science, Geography & Regional Planning, Economics and Development Studies, Sociology, History and Strategic Studies, Basic and Industrial Chemistry, Physics with Electronics, Biology, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology and Parasitology, Mathematics and Statistics, Computer Science and Information Technology, Science Education and Educational Foundation, Library and Information Science, Hausa Language, Arabic Language, Islamic Religious Studies, Agronomy.
Qualifications

  • Candidates should be holders of PhD degree from a recognised university with at least fourteen (14) years experience in teaching, research and academic administration in a University or similar institutions.
  • Candidates must be specialists in core areas of a relevant field of study with evidence of scholarly publications in reputable local and international peer-reviewed journals.
  • Candidates should be able to develop new programs, conduct/guide research and demonstrate competence in academic and administrative leadership as well as academic supervision.
  • Candidates should have evidence of registration with relevant professional bodies where applicable.

 

Additional Information:

  • Candidates must possess NYSC discharge certificate, exemption certificate or certificate of exclusion where applicable
  • Computer literacy is essential
  • Appointment would be subjected to external assessment before assumption of duty where applicable
  • Candidates must attach evidence of possession of national identification number (in line with the requirements of the National Identification Number Regulations, 2017)
  • Candidates should ask three referees to individually send, under confidential cover, referee reports to the Registrar to be received latest by the closing date of receipt of applications.

Conditions of Service

  • Salary and allowances is approved for federal universities and as determined from time to time by the Federal Government and the Governing Council.
  • Other conditions of service applicable to the position is as approved and reviewed by the Governing Council from time to time.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates are required to submit thirty (30) copies of their applications, attached to which shall be photocopies of credentials and comprehensive and up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) duly signed and dated. The CV format acceptable can be Accessed Here (PDF) for compliance.

All applications and referee reports are to be addressed and sent to:
The Registrar,
Federal University Dutsin-Ma,
P.M.B. 5001,
Dutsin-Ma,
Katsina State.

Note: Applications are to be received by the Registrar sealed, under confidential cover and marked with the appropriate position applied for. Example “Post of Reader” at the top left hand corner of the envelope

 

Application Deadline  28th February, 2018.

Muslim Community College of Health Technology Job for a Medical Laboratory Science Tutor

Muslim Community College of Health Technology is faith based non profit higher institution of learning that seek to achieve excellence in learning and quality graduates established by the community to compliment government effort in production of dmiddle level health care manpower to the nations health care system.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Medical Laboratory Science Tutor
Location
: Katsina
Requirements

  • Tutorship of a higher institution of learning need a matured, intelligent and hardworking personality ready to display high sense of responsibility and leadership.
  • It require commitment to work round the clock to achieve excellence and delivery of the best.
  • The assignment require continues learning, research work and mentorship.
  • A self motivated, agile, experienced and hardworking Registered Medical Laboratory Scientist who has acquired reasonable  experience in teaching at post secondary institution for a minimim of 2 years.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should attach a resume and written Application letter addressed to:
The Provost,
Muslim Community College of Health Sciences and Technology,
Funtua,
Katsina State.

 

Application Deadline: 30th September, 2017.

Helen Keller International Recruitment for NTD Program Officers

Helen Keller International (HKI), established in 1915, works to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. We combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition. Headquartered in New York City, HKI currently conducts programs in 22 countries in Africa and Asia as well as in the United States.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

 

 

Job Title: NTD Program Officer
Location:
 Katsina
Background
HKI is part of a consortium led by Sightsavers, on behalf of the International Coalition for Trachoma Control (ICTC), in response to The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust’s (QEDJT) invitation to scale up trachoma interventions in a number of selected countries in the Commonwealth and contribute towards the global elimination goal of blinding trachoma by 2020. In Nigeria, Katsina State is the focal state for implementation of the project, which intends to carry out 15,700 trichiasis surgeries over 5 years.
Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of the NTDs Program Manager and the State Lead, the program officer oversees the formulation, execution, monitoring and of the Queen Elizabeth
  • Reports directly to: State Project Coordinator
  • Diamond Jubilee Trust funded Trichiasis Surgery project (QEDJTF) in Katsina state to ensure consistency with the project priorities and outcomes.

Specific duties include:

  • Facilitate the creation and implementation of a detailed work-plan which identifies and sequences activities needed to successfully implement the project
  • In collaboration with key stakeholders, facilitate the development and roll out of partner specific action and implementation plans to scale up trichiasis surgery.
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise and regularly review the schedule as required.
  • in the most cost-effective manner and ensure project objectives are met in line with national policies, HKI’s goals and donors;

Program Management:

  • In collaboration with the Program Manager ensure HKI program partners execute the project according to their respective project plans;
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project;
  • Retire project funds alongside Finance and Admin Assistant according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Document project activities and ensure that all project information is appropriately secured;
  • Monitor the progress of the project implementation and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the project remains on track and is successfully completed;

Program Monitoring & Evaluation:

  • To implement and/or develop Monitoring and Evaluation tools according HKI, FMOH and donor standards in collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist.
  • Disseminate findings from evaluations to support organizational learning and contribute to policy processing or development;
  • Draft and share success stories using the standard operating procedures in the course of monitoring in order to improve project visibility
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of international standards as set by FMOH, HKI and donor.
  • Internally and when requested support external evaluations on the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase and as required.

Advocacy and Strategic Alliances:

  • Build and maintain meaningful working relationships with both government and key project stakeholders at all levels in order to strengthen opportunities for advocacy and higher visibility;
  • Represent HKI towards local partners and at other appropriate forums; Carry out additional tasks, as requested by the Country Director and NTD Program Manager.

Qualifications

  • A first degree in Biological Sciences or similar field; Medicine or Health related field.
  • Master degree in public health or a related degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in public health.

Competencies Required:

  • Demonstrates technical knowledge pertaining to job requirement
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills and a good team player.
  • Exhibit strong leadership and decision making skills
  • Demonstrated excellent personal integrity and confidentially
  • Able to work under pressure minimal supervision and able to meet up deadlines.
  • Ability to use computer software such as Microsoft office, internet.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit electronically forwarding the following under listed to: nigeria.recruitment@hki.org the subject of email should be “NTD Program Officer” both CV and cover letter should be saved with the applicant’s name e.g. John Smith CV and John Smith Cover letter.

Required

  • A curriculum vitae, which should indicate at minimum applicant’s qualification and dates obtained;
  • Previous work experience and dates;
  • Age and referees
  • A cover letter

Note

  • Applications received after 5pm on the day will not be considered.
  • Only applications submitted electronically will be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline: 2nd August, 2017.

Latest Jobs at BASF Nigeria for Field Marketers – Crop Protection

BASF – We are the world’s leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We link and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Field Marketer – Crop Protection
Location:
 North West, Nigeria (around Kano, Kaduna, Kastina, etc.)
Employment Type: Contract
What you can Expect

  • To explore the market potential for the Agreement Products in the Territory
  • To visit potential customers and, in the future, actual customers of BASF and to arrange and cultivate contacts between BASF and such customers;
  • To participate in fairs and trade shows;
  • To solicit new customers and new business;
  • To take part in presentations an demonstrations of agreed Products;
  • To render advice and services to customers;
  • To communicate messages and information from and to BASF and to firms, persons, institutions and authorities in the Territory, whenever needed and to arrange and cultivate contacts to them.

What we Expect

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture
  • 5 years working experience with at least 3 years experience in Crop Protection industry or agricultural development agencies.
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Strong experience in conducting trials and demos
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Local dialect speaking proficiency


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: recruitment-rsa@basf.com with “Crop Protection Field Marketer” in the subject line.

Ongoing recruitment at Benjamin Michaels Limited (BM)

Benjamin Michaels Limited (BM) is one of Nigeria’s fastest growing Pharmaceutical marketing and distribution companies. With over eight years experience in bringing extensive bouquet of premium quality pharmaceutical products, we are positioned to be a leading brand in healthcare services. We market and distribute pharmaceutical products that meet international standards.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: 
Sales Representative
Location
: Enugu/Ebonyi, Kaduna/Katsina, Anambra/Delta
Purpose of Role

  • Primarily to sell all BM products to meet an agreed target and revenue for the region in line with the company’s policies.
  • The role involves managing the Medical Sales Reps in the region and act as the relationship managers to distributors, major institutions and key accounts in the area.

Job Duties
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Planning, coordinating and assume full responsibility for the actualization of the total sales objectives of the region.
  • Ensure the profitability and growth of the company’s brands in the region
  • Designing programs of actions required to meet the corporate targets in terms of market share, profitability and growth in the region.
  • Developing programs that ensure efficiency of field force measurable in terms of performance, cost control and amount of receivables
  • implementation of the company’s marketing policy in the region.
  • Conduct customer &market analysis to ensure that we understand customers’ needs and how best to position our products ahead of the competitors.
  • Increase customer base and servicing the distributors, major institution and other key accounts
  • Ensure that receivables are kept low and work towards timely collection of payment for orders and deposition into designated banks.
  • Effective and timely realization of goals.
  • Co-ordinating business development activities of the region including clinical seminars/conferences.
  • Launching of new products in teaching hospitals and other government parastatals.
  • Ensure effective detailing to doctors, matrons and pharmacists thus achieving strong visibility of our products in hospitals and pharmacies

Qualification

  • Minimum of HND or B.Sc in Pharmacy or related courses

Skills Required:

  • Professional selling skills and people management skills, excellent customer servicing, Interpersonal relationship, communication and creativity skills.

 

 

Job Title: Telesales Executive
Location:
 Lagos
Purpose of Role

  • Primarily to sell all BM products to meet an agreed target and revenue for the region in line with the company’s policies. The role involves the region and act as the relationship managers to distributors, major institutions and key accounts in the area.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Planning, coordinating and assume full responsibility for the actualization of the total sales objectives of the region.
  • Ensure the profitability and growth of the company’s brands in the region
  • Designing programs of actions required to meet the corporate targets in terms of market share, profitability and growth in the region.
  • Developing programs that ensure efficiency of field force measurable in terms of performance, cost control and amount of receivables
  • implementation of the company’s marketing policy in the region.
  • Conduct customer &market analysis to ensure that we understand customers’ needs and how best to position our products ahead of the competitors.
  • Increase customer base and servicing the distributors, major institution and other key accounts
  • Ensure that receivables are kept low and work towards timely collection of payment for orders and deposition into designated banks.
  • Effective and timely realization of goals.
  • Co-ordinating business development activities of the region including clinical seminars/conferences.
  • Launching of new products in teaching hospitals and other government parastatals.
  • Ensure effective detailing to doctors, matrons and pharmacists thus achieving strong visibility of our products in hospitals and pharmacies over the phone.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a HND or B.Sc in Pharmacy or related courses.

Skills required:

  • Professional selling skills and people management skills, excellent customer servicing, Interpersonal relationship, communication and creativity skills (mostly over the phone).


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resume/CV’s to: careers@benjaminmichaels.com

 

Application Deadline  21st July, 2017.

Airtel Nigeria Graduate Job Recruitment, June 2017

Airtel Nigeria (Airtel Networks Limited), a leading mobile telecommunication services provider in Nigeria and a member of Airtel Africa Group, is committed to providing innovative, exciting, affordable and quality mobile services to Nigerians, giving them the freedom to communicate, rise above their daily challenges and drive economic and social development.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Channel Manager
Location: Nigeria
Job Purpose

  • To sustain and enhance targeted gross revenue and gross acquisition in respective SME business by effective implementation of planned sales and channel management strategies.

Duties and Responsibilities
Acquisition, management, and retention of SME/SMBs directly and indirectly through channel partners:

  • To identify and recruit suitable channel partners who will drive the effective acquisition of SME customers
  • Ensure adherence of channel partners to all guidelines as this will help ensure their profitability and sustain demand. Responsible for the implementation, acquisition & retention strategy for prospective and existing accounts in the zone
  • Grow the usage of Corporate products in the states
  • Create exceptional opportunities to sell non-voice products such as data, blackberry, leased circuit, dedicated internet etc
  • Create opportunities to run presentations of Corporate products to SMB /SME all segments in the Zones, directly and through channel partners
  • Responsible for SME/SMB account development and relationship management process for accounts in the channel guided by the signed service level agreement
  • Maximize sales through effective execution and implementation of placement and distribution strategies
  • Encourage and develop opportunities to have Airtel presence in all RETAIL & SME COMPANIES in the zones

3rd Party Channel Management:

  • Visit a minimum of 3 channel partners per week. Such visit should be targeted at ensuring availability of POS materials, reviewing performance against target, reviewing product knowledge of field sales agents and taking corrective actions as required
  • Facilitate and coordinate the recruitment, training, and development of Field Sales agents
  • Constantly ensure field sales employees are optimally deployed by advising channel partners and dealers on route planning, territory management, etc.

Market & Competitor Analysis:

  • Monitor the activities of competition in our target market and customer segment and develop or recommend counter measures to win competition

Cross Functional Liaison and Support:

  • Co-ordinate with learning & Development and marketing for product, process and behavioral training of field sales employees and channel partners
  • Work with service delivery and support bill delivery and collection in the zone

Target Allocation, Forecasting, Reporting:

  • Accountability for ensuring that agreed target are cascaded across channel partners and field sales agents
  • Responsibility for managing performance variances and reallocating targets as required
  • Timely report, of all activities (Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly etc.. and as required).
  • Acquisition – Performance Vs. Target and against all product lines
  • Lost Opportunities
  • Prospect and funnel management
  • Initiatives
  • Service queries and challenges

Channel branding and visibility:

  • Ensure appropriate branding is carried by all active outlets within the territory
  • Identify visibility opportunities for Airtel brand within the territory

Others:

  • Presence at relevant events, ensuring expected benefits are realized
  • Reduce debt portfolio and churn in your segment
  • Carry out all other functions as directed by ZBM

Dimensions (Metric Measures)

  • Revenue Growth
  • Postpaid Gross Adds/Activations
  • Activations & Query Resolutions with SLA
  • Churn Management
  • Quality of Gross Adds
  • Channel Activation Score
  • Active Channel Partner

Educational Qualification

  • A University Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or related course
  • 3-5 years preferably in FMCG, Consumables & telecom
  • 3-5 years’ experience in managing sales channel or Key Accounts
  • Sales channel management or Key account management, Presentation, report writing and basic computer skills

Key Decisions:

  • Responding to market dynamics and recommending measures to increase sales from existing & new accounts
  • Constantly tracking and reviewing channel partners activities and pre-empting counter solution for market expansion

Major Challenges:

  • Managing and monitoring channel partners
  • Expanding our acquisition drive, and retaining accounts
  • Creating visibility of Airtel products and services
  • Effective and timely communication of all schemes and product launches to existing customers and channel partners
  • Expanding SME/SMB sales coverage by appointing new channel partners

Other requirements (Behavioural etc.):

  • Achieving Results, & Delighting the Customer
  • Analytical
  • Team Player; Independent, Confident, and Objective
  • Attention to detail/ excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ready to achieve beyond set target
  • Committed to common goals and values of the organization

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position


Job Title: Area Sales Manager [North]
Locations: Kebbi & Katsina
Job Description

  • The successful candidate will be to maximize revenue and subscriber acquisition (gross and net additions) opportunities in assigned territory through channel effectiveness (wholesale & retail), adequate recharge availability and implementation of planned sales & distribution and marketing strategies.

Duties and Responsibilities
To achieve recharge sales target within state/area:

  • To ensure adequate availability of all recharge denominations in sub-CP and retail points.
  • To ensure channel partners are making stock available and distributing to their network of sub-CPs and retailers
  • To achieve ERC, RCV and E-pin target in agreed ratios.
  • Constantly identify opportunities for driving activation and recharge sales within territory.

Achieve Share of Gross & Net Additions (SOGA & SONA):

  • Ensure full-fledged achievement of Gross Adds targets by driving market initiatives in assigned area.
  • Effective management of direct activation teams and monitoring of CP bus activation activities.
  • KYC Optimization at Trade level by ensuring adequate and functional deployment of KYC kits
  • Drive KYC inactivity to nil
  • Other initiatives to increase GAD including new site launch
  • Ensure activation of Quality GADs in assigned area.
  • Develop and implement activities that will increase SONA in assigned area.

Decrement:

  • Implementation of customer driven activities (product launches, town storms etc) in assigned area.
  • Drive voice and data business performance by the implementation of revenue generating activities and initiatives in assigned territory.

Channel branding and visibility:

  • Ensure appropriate and effective outlet branding is carried out in line with the “look of success” within the territory.
  • Identify visibility opportunities for Airtel brand within the territory.
  • To ensure ITP increases and gives impetus to iCMS and iRMS
  • Effective management of POS stock in the warehouse to avoid damage, wastage and obsolete materials.
  • Train Market Developers on POS deployment in line with “look of success”.

Distribution Infrastructure:

  • To recruit appropriate number of Retailers- RSOs, SSOs, ERCOs in line with scientific distribution requirements.
  • Migrate all other retailers to become one stop shop SSOs and SSOs.
  • Maintain the ratio of RSO(5): SSO(1) in line with scientific distribution.
  • Maintain KYC infra ratio of 1kit:3 SSOs.
  • To identify and recruit suitable sub channel partners in the territory for effective product re-distribution.

BTS Management:

  • Ensure constant CLS elimination.
  • Develop subscriber acquisition and other marketing initiatives to drive revenue in CLS site locations.
  • New Site Launch Plan and Distribution Preparedness.
  • Effectively drive and manage target driven initiatives and project.

Industry Awareness/Competition Intelligence:

  • To effectively report competitive activities within assigned territory and implement adequate counter initiatives.
  • Track on-going initiatives in Market.
  • To immediately address or escalate any unusual competitor activity and sale support that may be a threat to the performance of the business.

Relevant Skill and Experience

  • Bachelors in Social sciences, marketing, business management, engineering or computer science
  • Master’s in business administration or management will be an advantage
  • Project Management qualification will be an advantage
  • 3+ years of commercial/ business management experience
  • Team leadership experience
  • 1 – 2 years of relevant experience in the Telecommunications space
  • Computer literacy
  • Sales knowledge
  • Product/ Service development
  • Product/ Service Management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Customer orientation

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Job Title: Regional Sales Lead
Location: Nigeria
Job Purpose

  • The responsibility of the role holder is to entrench the Airtel Business Brand within the Enterprise Market with a view to having the dominant market share in the designated region, leading teams in the acquisition, growth and customer management of B2B customers in the region.
  • In addition to having full accountability for regional B2B revenue, brand equity, B2B relationship management, B2B customer service, B2B revenue assurance and debt management.
  • To acquire and retain more post-paid customers and generate revenue for the business.

Duties and Responsibilities
Develop the strategic and operational plan to drive B2B revenue and B2B customer growth in the region:

  • Define parameters for the corporate/SME segmentation and attendant key accounts, direct and indirect sales channel management
  • Develop compelling initiatives to increase B2B CMS and RMS in the region
  • Propose, implement and monitor unique enterprise value propositions and solutions as per individual client needs
  • Lead the development and implementation of robust and cost efficient routes to markets for the B2B segments in the region
  • Manage Sales Performance for all B2B sales teams (direct and indirect)
  • Provide Strategic Support to enhance the delivery of regional targets
  • Supervises teams to ensure proper sales pipeline activity. Ensures active nurturing of deals and movement of opportunities to close
  • Take ownership for ensuring availability of sales resourcing required to meet the regional targets
  • Responsible for applying the appropriate control to ensure quality of service by third party sales partners
  • Encourage and develop opportunities to have Airtel presence in all relevant areas related to the B2B segment, across the region

Performance management, compliance, and process governance:

  • Provide strategic support to enhance the delivery of regional B2B targets
  • Develop procedures for setting and communicating sales, service delivery and customer service targets and monitoring performance
  • Deploy relevant metrics to routinely monitor progress against targets and recommend appropriate remedial actions to ensure targets are met or exceeded
  • Effectively manage B2B sale and B2B customer service teams to ensure drive for greater performance in terms of customer acquisition, customer activation, and service provisioning, and customer service
  • Ensures timely submission of all performance reports on schedule
  • Manage the Account development plan (ADP) for all accounts under the regional portfolio and ensures timely submission of same to HQ on a monthly basis
  • Directly supervises the day to day activities of the Corporate Segment, SME Segment, Customer Service and Corporate Solutions teams
  • Accountability for ensuring that all receivables and Bills are up to date in terms of collections
  • Accountability for timely execution of all B2B contracts especially from the customer end (i.e. Sign off)

B2B Customer Management:

  • Lead the management of all B2B customers in the regions, both directly and indirectly
  • Deliver YOY increase in customer satisfaction scores for the B2B business in the regions
  • Accountability for managing teams to deliver optimum customer experience through:
    • Effective and first-time-right service activation
    • Delivering on SLA through effective service recovery
    • Managing and escalating customer issues to ensure an end to end resolution
    • Enforcement of health check processes and service review meetings
  • Propose and ensure execution of executive level service review meeting for key strategic accounts in the region
  • Take accountability for B2B customer retention and win back

Revenue Assurance, Realization, and Collection:

  • Put in place the appropriate governance framework for ensuring that all services are delivered on time and billed successfully through the submission of all appropriate documentation required for service provisioning and billing (POs, contracts, CRFs, JCC etc)
  • Accountability for managing collection and minimizing debt for the B2B customers in the region
  • Drive for resolution for all billing, reconciliation, and service penalty issues impacting revenue collection and or realizations

Proactive Competitor Intelligence and Market Insight:

  • Monitor and collate all activities of competition in the region and implement or recommend countermeasures to win competition

Cross Functional Engagement and Support:

  • Act as the Single Point of Contact for all operational activities for Airtel Business across stakeholder departments for the region
  • Develop a win-win working relationship between the region and HQ teams, collaborate and communicate effectively, ensuring an inclusive approach to teamwork
  • Work closely with wider networks, IT, Regulatory, Legal, Service, Marketing and commercial teams to elicit support for the Enterprise Business in the region

Build a capable and motivated team to create a high-performance team environment:

  • Provide clarity of purpose to the regional b2B teams. Bring teams in sync with Airtel Business objectives and create cohesive workforce
  • Coach, mentor and guide team members, ensuring high motivation and engagement
  • Put in place training and development plan for members of the team
  • Ensuring effective RHCI activities and identify team training needs and implement& appropriate learning interventions
  • Recruit the right talent in consultation with function head, as per defined recruitment guidelines
  • Establish performance expectations and regularly review individual performance Recommend appropriate rewards and recognition

Educational Qualification

  • Bachelors in any of the Social Sciences or Arts
  • Post graduate Degree in Marketing
  • Masters in Business Administration would be preferred additional qualification dependent on experience
  • Experience in Sales, customer service or marketing within Telecoms
  • 5 Years’ experience working in B2B within the commercial areas of the Telecoms Sector
  • Sound understanding of telecoms value chain
  • Capacity to interact and establish rapport with very senior levels of Management (customers)
  • Candidates must have a total of 10 years selling experience of Telecommunication Products of which 5 must be at a managerial level

Other Requirements (Behavioural etc.):

  • Professional Membership of relevant Bodies will be an added advantage
  • Candidates must be a team player and result-driven

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply for this Position

Application Deadline  14th June, 2017.

Job Opportunities at Helen Keller International (HKI)

Helen Keller International (HKI), established in 1915, works to save the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. We combat the causes and consequences of blindness and malnutrition by establishing programs based on evidence and research in vision, health and nutrition.
Headquartered in New York City, HKI currently conducts programs in 22 countries in Africa and Asia as well as in the United States.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: NTD Program Officer
Location: Akwa Ibom
Reports directly to: NTD Program Manager
Project Background

  • The End Fund project is a 3 year grant starting from 2016 to 2018 to support the integrated implementation of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Akwa Ibom State.
  • Amongst children, infection leads to malnutrition, cognitive impairment, stunted growth, and the inability to attend school.
  • Adults suffer from social isolation and are unable to work, and anemia caused by NTDs increases the risk of maternal mortality.
  • Since 1999, HKI has been supporting programs in the area of neglected tropical disease control/elimination and eye health in Borno, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom and Katsina states.
  • Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of parasitic and bacterial infectious diseases that affect over 1.6 billion of the world’s most impoverished people, including 875 million children. They cause severe pain, long-term disability, and are the cause of death for over 500,000 people per year.

Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of the NTD Program Manager, the Program Officer oversees the formulation, execution, monitoring and evaluation of the End Fund Integrated Control and elimination of NTDs in Akwa Ibom State to ensure consistency with the project priorities and outcomes.

Specific Duties
Program Planning:

  • Facilitate the creation and implementation of a detailed annual work-plan which identifies and sequences activities needed to successfully implement the project in the most cost-effective manner and ensure project objectives are met in line with national policies, HKI’s goal and that of the donor.
  • In collaboration with key stakeholders, facilitate the development and roll out of implementation plans to scale up mass distribution of drugs to treat the four PCT diseases, namely lymphatic filariasis, Onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminthes.
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise and regularly review the schedule as required.

Program Management:

  • In collaboration with the Program Manager ensure HKI program partners execute the project according to their respective project plans;
  • Document project activities and ensure that all project information is appropriately secured;
  • Monitor the progress of the project implementation and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the project remains on track and is successfully completed;
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project;
  • Internally and when requested support external evaluations on the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase and as required.
  • Disseminate findings from evaluations to support organizational learning and contribute to policy processing or development;
  • Draft and share success stories using the standard operating procedures in the course of monitoring in order to improve project visibility
  • Advocacy and Strategic Alliances
  • Build and maintain meaningful working relationships with both government and
  • key project stakeholders at all levels in order to strengthen opportunities for advocacy and higher visibility;
  • Represent HKI towards local partners and at other appropriate forums;
  • Carry out additional tasks, as requested by the Country Director, NTD Program Manager and the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist.
  • Retire project funds alongside Finance and Admin Assistant according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Program Monitoring & Evaluation
  • To implement and/or develop Monitoring and Evaluation tools according HKI,
  • FMOH and donor standards in collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist.
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the  required level of international standards as set by FMOH, HKI and donor.

Qualifications

  • A First Degree in Biological Sciences or similar field; medicine or health related field.
  • A Master degree in public health or a related degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in public health.

Competencies Required:

  • Demonstrates technical knowledge pertaining to job requirement
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to use computer software such as Microsoft office, internet.
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated excellent personal integrity and confidentially
  • Able to work under pressure minimal supervision and able to meet up deadlines.

 

Job Title: Driver
Location: Katsina
Job Summary

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Logistic Assistant, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work.
  • The Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • The Driver provides driving services to the operations and programme staff in the HKI, Katsina office.

Duties and Responsibilities
The driver will provide technical support to:

  • Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by:
  • Driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel within and outside Katsina,
  • Delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and
  • Meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs.
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
  • Prompt completion of log books.
  • Sorting and distribution of mail as required;
  • Perform minor office moves which will include moving pieces of office furniture and PCs, et.c as at when required
  • The vehicle is garaged overnight in the official car park and the keys are secure;
  • All necessary reports are completed in connection with any accident and the driver must report this situation to the supervisor immediately
  • Ensures proper day-to- day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts

Requirements

  • Qualification: Secondary Education; valid Driver’s license
  • Experience: 1-2 years’ work experience as a driver; preferably in a development organization, safe driving record, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • Language Requirements: Fluency in Hausa will be an added advantage.

 Note

  • Please note that subject of email should be “NTD Program Officer- Akwa Ibom State”
  • Applications received after 5pm on the day will not be considered.
  • Only applications submitted electronically shall be considered.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send the following under listed documents to: Nigeria.recruitment@hki.org

  • A curriculum vitae, which should indicate at minimum applicant’s qualification and dates obtained; previous work experience and dates; age and referees
  • A covering letter

 Application Deadline: 15th March, 2017.

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